Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu Praises Theatrhythm
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu praised the Theatrhythm Final Fantasy game in a Twitter post on Wednesday. Uematsu said that he got a chance to play the game for the first time, and he began to tear up as it brought back memories from his more than 20 years working on the role-playing video game series.
The "theater rhythm action" game lets players "perform" well-known musical tracks from the Final Fantasy franchise. Players use the touch stylus as they travel through towns and dungeons and battle creatures. Square Enix began streaming the title's "special trailer" in December. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy will ship in Japan on February 16, 2012 for 6,090 yen (about US$79).
The game's first one-minute downloadable content trailer began streaming on Tuesday. Square Enix is offering eight downloadable songs on launch day for 150 yen (about US$2) each, with more songs available in the future. Square Enix also announced on Thursday that the songs will cost 100 yen (about US$1.30) for a limited time to promote the game's release.